Marine Bells is a time-keeping application using the long-established series of bell-strikes known as Ship's Bells. The bell rings every half hour in a repeating 4-hour sequence (see the Bell Schedule screen shot).
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* A working, visual analog clock that shows the current time.
* Ability to schedule a daily (or night-time) silent period.
* Display of current latitude and longitude. After all, sailors want to know their coordinates!
For centuries, Ships Bells have been used aboard navy, merchant, and other vessels. Non-sailors have discovered this as a practical way to keep time without having to look at a clock or wristwatch.
The founder and President of Skyclock company is a United States Marine Corps veteran who served aboard the USS Lexington.
Be sure to check out our other app "Skyclock", the visual sun & twilight calculator.
Marine Bells app is a tribute to sailors on watch everywhere.
Updated for iOS 10 with a couple of minor corrections. Thanks everyone for your suggestions. We love hearing from you and have included as many as we can in this update.
Ratings and Reviews
Weeks after purchasing this I finally got it to work (I’m on vacation so had the time).
I’d played with settings on my phone all along but yesterday I found the problem (so simple!).
No bell sounds. Need to update to IOS 11.3
Nice look but no bell sounds when in sleep mode. I read reviews that previous versions had same problem every time Apple released an update. So please update. App not much use if there are no bells.
Does what it says
I often use it as an alarm clock with a 30 minute snooze.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.